Silverstone Auctions

Silverstone Auctions offers a fantastic catalogue of 100+ classics, sports cars and historic motorbikes, alongside a vast array of collectible luxury watches and automobilia, during the auctions on Saturday and Sunday of the show.

So come along and feel the excitement of bidding on one of the unique lots, either by placing your own bid or watching the spectacle after your have browsed the offerings.

Show goers can appreciate all the cars and collectables in person during auction viewing hours, and enjoy the dramatic live auctions over the weekend.

Past star offerings at the sale have included:

  • Hollywood icon, Steve McQueen’s 1945 Willys Jeep
  • Frank Sinatra’s 1984 Rolls-Royce Corniche Convertible
  • Seven cars from Jay Kay, lead singer of Jamiroquai, including a 2016 McLaren 675 LT, a 1989 BMW E30 M3 Johnny Cecotto Ltd Edition, a 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder Conversion and a 1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS.
  • A 1958 Volkswagen Beetle which was fully restored on Channel 4’s For the Love of Cars in 2015

Why sell your car at auction

If you are considering selling a car at auction here are some key reasons why you should do it with Silverstone Auctions at the show this year:

  • Its one of Silverstone Auctions biggest sales with over £4.2 million worth of classic cars sold last year
  • The shows audience is large and relevant, made up of classic car enthusiasts to showcase your car to, plus Silverstone Auctions have buyers from all over the world who bid on the phone and online
  • The fees are competitive - your entry fee of £250 +VAT goes towards promoting your car, its catalogue entry, including photography
  • Recieve world-wide marketing from high profile magazines to international classic car websites and extensive PR coverage

Find out more out the benefits of selling with Silverstone Auctions 

How to sell your car at auction

If you are interested in including your car at Silverstone Auctions' sale follow this step-by-step guide to submit an entry.

  1. Contact Silverstone Auctions with basic information on make, model, year, mileage and condition of the car
  2. If the car is appropriate for the sale there will be a follow-up conversation and valuation
  3. Valuation is achieved with input from yourself and Silverstone Auctions team of knowledgable and experienced consignors
  4. Upon the agreement of the valuation and T&C’s, your car is entered
  5. Silverstone Auctions' in-house photographer will capture your classic with the images used to promote the sale 
  6. Promotion includes a place in the catalogue, PR coverage, magazines, social media and third party listings (subject to submission date)
  7. All enquiries are managed by your consignor who has taken the time to get to know all there is about your car
  8. At the sale, Silverstone Auctions have a valeting team to keep your classic looking its best

Find further details on Silverstone Auctions selling process 

Highlights from last years auction

Whether you’re a fan of Aston Martin, Porsche, BMW, Lamborghini, Ford or Ferraris you can find something to aspire to on the auction block.

View the full list of lots on the Sliverstone Auctions website

2017 Subaru WRX STI Final Edition

2017 Subaru Wrx Sti Final Edition

One of just 150 that were destined for the UK, this example had one owner from new and covered just 110 miles.

1962 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 Roadster

1962 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 Roadster

Coming from 32 years ownership, this example benefitted from a ground up, nut and bolt restoration. The result is a really lovely Series 1.

1965 Aston Martin DB5

1965 Aston Martin Db5

This DB5 is the actual car featured on the August 2013 Royal Mail postage stamp issue.

1950 Aston Martin DB2 ‘Washboard’

1950 Aston Martin Db2 'Washboard'

One of the first 49, Series 1, three-grille, "Washboard" examples. Took third place in 'Post-war Sports Cars' in 2015 at Pebble Beach Concours.

PKV 374 – The ex-works 1955 Le Mans 24-Hours Triumph TR2

Pkv 374 Triumph Tr2

The ex-Works 1955 Le Mans 24-hours TR2 driven by Leslie Brooke and Mortimer Morris-Goodall to 19th position overall.

Viewing Schedule & Auction Times

Viewing: 10:00am - 6:30pm
Viewing: 9:00am - 6:30pm
Automobilia & Watches Auction: 11:00am
Classic Cars Auction: 2:00pm
Viewing: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Automobilia & Watches Auction: 11:00am
Classic Cars Auction: 2:00pm

How to bid at the auction

You can bid in person, online via Proxibid, by commission bid or by phone. Bidders are required to register before the auction and can do so either online or at the registration desk in the auction area.

Register to bid online

How to watch the auction

Admittance to the auction is granted by purchasing the £10 catalogue at the entrance to the Silverstone Auctions which admits two people. The catalogue allows admittance to the auction area for the entirety of the event.